a cosmetic treatment used to eliminate wrinkles, blemishes, etc., in which an acid is applied to the face, neck, or hands, causing a layer of skin to peel off.
- Also called chem·i·cal peel·ing [kem-i-kuhl pee-ling] /ˈkɛm ɪ kəl ˈpi lɪŋ/ .
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How to use chemical peel in a sentence
When businesses started to lock down, Barber-Raymond started bottling her chemical peels as a way to keep her salon afloat.
Quarantine is actually a good time to do a chemical peel, she said, because it requires limited sun exposure.
The woman cutting my hair asked if I got a chemical peel, because my face was so “swollen and dry.”